TROPICANA
PSP8/9/X

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ January 2007
Copyright 2007 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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This was created using PSP9 but can be adapted for other versions of PSP.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials
LEFT CLICK >>> SAVE

JF_53.jpg
jcw_palm-cockatoo_EricShepherd.psp
fern8.psp
Save to a folder on your computer


Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **

http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html
OR
http://www.fleursauvage.be/utilitaire/filtres/filtres.htm


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Open a new image 550 x 550
Transparent background
PSPX: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with BLUE "
#8db1c8 "

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS



Open up the
JF_53.jpg image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options
then minimize the image.

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


Example at 100%


Example at 60%

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour = Black
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 2
Click OK

EFFECTS >>> REFLECTION EFFECTS >>> ROTATING MIRROR





EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ERODE
EDIT >>> Repeat Erode

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE MORE
EDIT >>> Repeat Enhance Edges More




EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW






Open up the
fern8.psp image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool slightly to the right



EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Same settings

Open up the
jcw_palm-cockatoo_EricShepherd.psp image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the bottom left of your tag.

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Same settings


60% example


100% example

CLOSE RASTER 4
ACTIVATE RASTER 1
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

OPEN & ACTIVATE RASTER 4

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Maximize the
JF_53.jpg image in your PSP workspace

In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
JF_53.jpg in the foreground use these settings



SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
Flood fill with
JF_53.jpg

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR
Flood fill with BLUE "
#8db1c8 "

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
COLOUR =
#8db1c8



DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 1
Click OK



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 97%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED


IMAGE >>> MIRROR
ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

In your LAYER PALETTE REARRANGE THE LAYERS



Now the parrot should be between the 2 borders

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE ALL (Flatten)

Save as .jpg image



TESTERS RESULTS


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